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Torquay may owe its very existence to a war in Europe. This was, of course, the French war at the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century. It was, however, many years later in the 1840s that a guidebook writer confirmed that the village was
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|Publisher||Torbay Library Services|
|Source||Torbay Library Services|
|Subject||Maritime. Torquay. War|
|Keywords||war hospital royalty napoleon ships navy climate anchorage torre abbey st vincent cary|